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September 2015 Technical Meeting

  • 18 Sep 2015
  • Apalachicola, Florida

Registration

  • AWRA Florida members
  • Not currently an AWRA Florida member (meeting fee includes membership to AWRA Florida through Dec. 31, 2015)
  • Members of the Northwest Florida or Tallahassee Chapters of the Florida Association of Environmental Professionals (contact NWFAEP or FAEP-Tally for registration code)
  • College or High School student and AWRA Florida Member
  • College or High School student not currently an AWRA Florida member (meeting fee includes student membership to AWRA Florida through Dec. 31, 2015)

Registration is closed

Management and Restoration of Northwest Florida's Water Resources

 

MEETING LOCATION

Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

108 Island Drive

Eastpoint, FL 32328

      

BOAT TOUR UPDATE: The first boat is completely full. A second boat may be procured if there is adequate interest. If not, attendees that register and pay for the boat tour after Sep. 6 will be refunded.

 

DRAFT AGENDA

Thursday, September 17

 

6:00pm

AWRA Florida Board of Directors Meeting Water Street Hotel and Marina, 329 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL. All are welcome to attend as the Board of Directors handles the business of the Florida section.

 

Friday, September 18

 

8:45 - 11:45am

 

 

 

 

 

Boat Tour of the Apalachicola River and Bay – Mill Pond Marina, 479 Market Street, Apalachicola, FL (Optional; $15 for this event; seats are limited; advance registration required as part of the meeting registration).

 

12:00pm

Lunch (included with registration fee)Owl Café, 15 Avenue D, Apalachicola, FL (included with registration fee).

 

All Technical Sessions will be held at Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Environmental Education and Training Center (108 Island Drive, Eastpoint, FL)

 

1:00pm

 

Registration Opens

 

1:30pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks Gary Howalt, President, AWRA Florida and Ray Scott, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and AWRA Florida Board of Directors

 

1:45pm

 

 

Water Resources of Northwest Florida – Paul Thorpe, Northwest Florida Water Management District

 

2:15pm

 

 

 

Springs Protection in Northwest Florida – Rick Hicks, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

 

2:45pm

 

 

 

 

Panel Discussion: Restore Act

Erin L. Deady, Erin L. Deady, PA (Moderator)

Doug Robison, Environmental Science Associates

Keith Wilkins, Escambia County

Darryl Boudreau, The Nature Conservancy

 

3:45pm

 

Break

 

4:00pm

 

 

 

Streamflow Monitoring Program for the Apalachicola River – Ron Knapp, United States Geological Survey

 

4:30pm

 

 

 

Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve – Jenna Harper, Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve

 

5:00pm

 

 

Habitat Restoration in Apalachicola Bay – Andy Kane, University of Florida

 

6:00pm

 

 

 

Networking Reception – Poolside at the Water Street Hotel and Marina, 329 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL

 

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS SEPTEMBER 15. After this date, you can register and pay in person on Friday morning at the meeting location. Cash, check or credit card payments are always accepted on the day of the meeting. To expedite the in-person payment process, please complete the online registration. A receipt will be emailed to you within 5-7 days.

 

PayPal is used to process credit card payments. However, a PayPal account is not required. Click on the "Register" button to get started. After being directed to the PayPal website, click on "Don't have a PayPal account?" to pay with a credit or debit card.

 

Attention Non-members: Membership to AWRA Florida is included with Non-member registrations. Click here for more info.

 

MEETING SPONSORS

Pay your meeting sponsorship or donate to AWRA Florida. Please contact Ray Scott prior to submitting your donation.

 

LODGING NEARBY

Water Street Hotel and Marina

The Consulate Suites

Coombs House Inn

Gibson Inn

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